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Carpe Diem, Travel Abroad Students Prepare to Meet the ‘Guardians of the Peace’

Simone Johnson, Columnist

May 7, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem, Feature

Pace students will travel to Galway, Ireland in late May to learn about the country’s criminal justice system. The Comparative Criminal Justice Systems travel course is another example of place-based learning, where this year’s cohort will learn about the history of Ireland’s judicial practices,...

Carpe Diem, Travel Abroad: International Students Weigh In

Simone Johnson, Columnist

May 2, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem, Columns, Feature

Whenever Balbino Rodriguez gets homesick for his hometown in Catalunya, he goes to a restaurant in Manhattan called España, which serves all of the traditional food he is used to back home. Catalunya is not a part of Spain as many people misconceive, it is a nationality in Spain which is currently...

Carpe Diem; Study Abroad

Carpe Diem; Study Abroad

Simone Johnson, Columnist

April 17, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem, Columns, Opinion

After graduating from Pace in 2012 with a B.A. in psychology and a minor in sociology, Fulbright Scholar Hannah Tall booked a flight to Bogotá, Colombia. When Tall first heard about the Fulbright U.S. Student Grant as a freshman, she knew she had to learn more about the opportunity.  “I remember g...

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Simone Johnson, Columnist

April 9, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem, Columns, Opinion

Literature and music professor Dr. Nicholas Catalano will lead Pace students on an 11 day travel course to Greece in late May. “Greece has been a huge part of my life,” said Catalano, who fell in love with classical Greece in college and was the writer and producer for Around the World: Greece, an hou...

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Simone Johnson, Columnist

April 3, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem, Columns, Opinion

Want an internship in Chicago or California? What about gaining experience in China or England? The Queen would have a lot of advice for students, that is, the Intern Queen. In 2009 at the age of twenty-four, Lauren Berger launched InternQueen.com. Her experience in successfully completing fifteen internships...

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Simone Johnson, Columnist

March 12, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem, Opinion

Faculty, students and more than 30 international management majors are packing their bags and preparing to fly 4,826 miles to Ilha Grande, Brazil for the popular Pace Travel Course “Producing the Documentary”. The group of 42 will discover learning through adventure, as they will be experiencing...

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Carpe Diem, Study Abroad

Simone Johnson, Columnist

March 9, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem

Earlier this semester, 55 students traveled to Italy through Trinity College’s Study Abroad program. Among the 5 students from Bates College in Maine was John Durkin.  The 21 year old from Rye Beach, NH was a junior economics major, Asian studies minor a linebacker on the college’s football team. On...

Coolest Campus On Earth

Coolest Campus On Earth

Simone Johnson, Columnist

February 28, 2014


Filed under Carpe Diem, Columns, Opinion

Three words: Semester at Sea (SAS). This innovative approach to study abroad, offered by the Institute of Shipboard Education and sponsored by the University of Virginia, prides itself on being the “coolest campus on earth”. Imagine lugging your belongings into a seven deck, 590-foot ship where...